Border and Immigration

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

May 9, 2018 A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

Migration Analyst: Year-Over-Year Apprehension Numbers Misleading

May 7, 2018 Numbers of border apprehensions jumped up compared to last year, but are on a historically low trend, analyst says.

Border Patrol Highlights Search and Rescue in Safety Initiative

May 4, 2018 Human rights groups say while there is an uneasy relationship with Border Patrol, saving lives is what matters.

Multiple Court Cases Up Confusion, Anxiety for DACA Recipients

May 3, 2018 States are suing to force the total end of the program protecting some immigrants from deportation.

Influx of Families From Central America Seek Shelter in Tucson

May 2, 2018 Local refugee shelters say they are now at capacity.

US Border Agency Tests Body Cam Use by Agents in 9 Locations

May 1, 2018 A Tucson unit of Customs and Border Protection will be part of the trial.

US Says Border Crossing Doesn't Have Room for Asylum Seekers

Apr 30, 2018 Around 200 Central Americans in a caravan were told they may need to wait after arriving at the border in Tijuana.

Border Agent Acquitted of 2nd-Degree Murder, What’s Next?

Apr 27, 2018 Journalists Perla Trevizo and Paul Ingram reflect on the federal trial of Lonnie Swartz.

ACLU Ad Campaign on ICE Interactions Won't Air in Arizona

Apr 27, 2018 Ads will air in 11 states across three different digital platforms.

AG Backs Off Plan to Halt Legal Program for Detained Immigrants

Apr 26, 2018 The program grew out of the model of a project started in Arizona.

Judge Rules Government Must Accept DACA Applications

Apr 25, 2018 The federal judge has given the administration 90 days to prove illegality.

Jury Finds Border Agent Not Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder; Undecided on Other Charges

Apr 23, 2018 Leaves open the possibility of another trial.

Understanding Autism From the Inside Out

Apr 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are National Guard troops really needed at the US-Mexico border? And, remembering radio legend Carl Kasell.

Gov. Ducey to Tour US-Mexico Border With Homeland Secretary

Apr 18, 2018 They plan to hold an afternoon press briefing on the deployment of the National Guard at the border.

SCOTUS Rejects Part of Law That Could Accelerate Some Deportations

Apr 17, 2018 Court said the law was vague about how to define violent crimes.

Jury Deliberates Fate of Border Patrol Agent Charged With Murder

Apr 17, 2018 The judge tells jurors they may consider lesser charges than 2nd-degree murder.

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